Hunting Hazards to Avoid for a Successful Season

‘Tis the peak of hunting season. Hunters far and wide have successfully exempt themselves from Holiday gatherings to pursue their passion.  Given this feat, we want to ensure optimal success and the best holiday hunting experience possible by helping hunters … Continue reading

Staying Healthy Post Hurricane Harvey

As Texans begin to restore and rebuild following one of the most devastating storms in US history, we thought it would be a good time to talk about some of the health concerns that exist in this post flood environment … Continue reading

How Your “Musculoskeletal Mindset” Can Impact Injury Risk at Work

While the study of orthopedics has traditionally placed emphasis on the physical influencers impacting our bones, tendons, ligaments and other surrounding soft tissue comprising the musculoskeletal system, new research now spotlights the increasingly important role of workplace “psychosocial” factors on … Continue reading

What Spring and Summer Mean to Our Musculoskeletal Health

Spring has finally arrived and time isn’t the only thing jumping forward.  Our enthusiasm for the outdoors is renewed and our activity schedule is ramped up.  From the slopes to spring sports, new plantings and training for one of the … Continue reading

The Vitamin D Deficiency Dilemma and What It Means to Bones…and Our Health

Shedding some light on the high and low of it Vitamin D deficiency has become a growing trend in the United States and is now prompting physicians in different areas of specialty to test Vitamin D levels in patients. While … Continue reading

Cowboy Casualties and the Rigors of Rodeo Life

While the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has come and gone, the rodeo athletes who kept us captivated as they rode, roped and wrangled their way across the arena for the duration are on to a new city – and … Continue reading

Hoverboard Hazards

The exciting new phenomena of “hoverboarding” has made hoverboards one of the most popular technological “toys” on the market today.  Intended for agile adolescents, its appeal has also drawn parents and other adults nostalgic for those days gone by. The … Continue reading

Ring Avulsion, a Traumatic Finger Injury

Recently talk show host Jimmy Fallon explained to his audience how a seemingly minor fall nearly cost him a finger – shedding light on a rare yet serious finger trauma known as a Ring Avulsion injury. Ring avulsion results from … Continue reading